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The adventure begins!

Somsanid Inthongsai, Instructor

Sawaddee krap everyone! We’d just like to update since we are all in a full circle in the capital of Thailand Bangkok! Every body is so enthusiastic and excitedly ready to embrace the adventure, despite the jet lag we are all healthy and......Read More

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Team Arrival!!

Gregory Pettys, Instructor

Sawadee Krap! After a 20+ hour journey across the Pacific, we made it to Bangkok!!! Stay tuned for more updates from the City of Angels before we pack up and head north toward the medieval capital of Sukhothai. iTeam...Read More

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awaiting your arrival in L.A. and...

Gregory Pettys, Participant

Greg is eagerly awaiting your arrival (for those of you meeting in L.A.)! Reminder: Please plan to meet up in the Courtyard Marriott Lobby no later than 6:00 P.M. THIS evening. Greg will have a brown(ish) Where There Be Dragons t-shirt on and be......Read More

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Pre-Course Assignment

Instructors, Instructor

Fellow travellers, Your pre-course assignment is as follows: Come prepared to present to our cohort the “Story of You”. Where did your parents/ancestors come from? How did they get to wherever it is you live today? What are your cultures......Read More

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Dragons 1-Minute Visual-Story Contest

Christina, Dragons Admin

Hello Summer Students! We've just decided to host our first ever "1-Minute Visual Story" Contest in addition to our regular end-of-program Photo Contest. Here's the details......Read More

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Hello!

Phoebe Greenspan, Participant

Hi everyone, My name is Phoebe and I am from Los Angeles. I am so excited for the trip! I have never been to Thailand but I have been to India. I like to play tennis and hang out with my friends. I love dogs and I have two named Beau and Aero (like......Read More

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I have some questions

Kate Spaulding, Participant

Hi! I have a few questions about our trip 🙂 Should we pack our backpack and our day pack on the travel day from Los Angeles to Thailand, or should we not pack our day pack and instead put it inside of our bigger backpack? Are we going to be......Read More

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Students independent study project (ISP)

Somsanid Inthongsai, Participant

Hi students, We hope that you are healthy and excited for our upcoming adventure! Here we’d like to introduce you to the students independent study project (ISP) So what is ISP? We say ISP is your passions that you’d love to put your......Read More

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Hello From New York

Kyle Pidgeon, Participant

Hi, I’m Kyle, and I’m super excited to go to Thailand in just a little more than a week! I’m 16 and going to be a senior next year at my high school, and I’ve always been interested in traveling. I’m a guitarist, and an......Read More

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Hey Everybody!!

Kate Spaulding, Participant

Hey everyone!! My name is Kate and I am 15 years old. I am from Santa Barbara, California. I love reading and writing, but surfing is my favorite thing to do. I also love traveling. I have been to South America and Europe before, but I have never......Read More

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Hey everybody

Arwyn Drew, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Arwyn and I’m from Santa Barbara, California. I turned 15 this April and I do cross country, swim, volleyball, and water polo. Music is my everything and I’m crazy exited to meet all of you and share stories. I......Read More

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Hey Everybody

Amaya Guillen, Participant

Hi! My name is Amaya Guillen, I’m 16 and from the Bay Area (Northern California). I enjoy listening to music, playing volleyball, and riding my bike. I am super excited to meet everybody and share this experience with all of you. As the trip......Read More

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Teresa

Teresa, Participant

Hello! My name is Teresa. I live in Madrid, Spain. I go to the American school because I lived 3 years in Houston. I play volleyball, and tennis, though I enjoy most sports. I am very excited for our trip to Thailand as I love travelling and meeting......Read More

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Departure Day Details & Reminders!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More

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OLA.

Guilherme, Participant

Being the second student to post I’d like to speak a little about myself. Hey, my name is Guilherme but everybody calls me Gui for short, I’m very curious about the program and am very excited to meet everyone. Living in São Paulo, and......Read More